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EngageMedia At Good Pitch India

by king Catoy last modified May 14, 2018

King Catoy, our Video For Change Coordinator, recently attended the Good Pitch India 2018 summit held in Mumbai, India. He shares his experiences.

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The Philippine Drug War: A Primer

The Philippine Drug War: A Primer

by EMnews last modified April 03, 2018

The Philippine "War Against Drugs" lead by president Rodrigo Duterte since 2016 has led to the deaths of over 12,000 Filipinos till March 2018. Human rights organisations claim that the Philippine police have systematically targeted mostly poor and defenceless people across the country while planting “evidence”, recruiting paid killers and fabricating official incident reports.

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Featured Filmmaker: Hathairat Phaholtap (Wist)

Featured Filmmaker: Hathairat Phaholtap (Wist)

by EM News last modified April 03, 2018

Hathairat Phaholtap is a TV journalist and a documentary film maker from Thailand who is promoting and defending human rights by presenting the truth to people.

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#PressForProgress: Celebrating International Women's Day

#PressForProgress: Celebrating International Women's Day

by Rezwan last modified April 02, 2018

To celebrate the International Women's Day 2018, EngageMedia is presenting three documentaries from Southeast Asia tackling issues that many women are facing in this region especially focusing on gender parity.

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Featured Filmmaker: Cha Roque

Featured Filmmaker: Cha Roque

by EM News last modified March 08, 2018

Cha Roque is a literary writer, filmmaker, and LGBT advocate from the Philippines.

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Video4Change Network: What The Members Say

by Rezwan last modified February 12, 2018

Members of the Video4Change (V4C) Network share what the Network is about, where they find common ground, and what are its future plans.

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Featured Filmmaker: Netting Supolrai (Mekong Nomad)

Featured Filmmaker: Netting Supolrai (Mekong Nomad)

by Rezwan last modified February 11, 2018

Netting Jaruwan Supolrai, a filmmaker from Northeastern Thailand, set off on a journey to visit friends across the Mekong region and found out that humanity is borderless.

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Video and Technology for Human Rights Documentation at COCONET

Video and Technology for Human Rights Documentation at COCONET

by EM News last modified January 08, 2018

How tools and apps help to complement traditional methods of advocacy.

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Apakah Profesi Wartawan Aman di Indonesia?

by EM News last modified November 29, 2017

Apakah penggunaan Whatsapp adalah langkah aman bagi wartawan untuk memberikan pertanyaan tambahan pada seorang narasumber? Adakah aplikasi alternatif lain yang lebih aman? Apakah bekerja dengan resiko membahayakan bisa dikatakan normal bagi para wartawan? Amankah jika para wartawan dibiarkan berbagi komputer di kantor redaksi mereka? Pertanyaan-pertanyaan ini muncul dalam dua periode wawancara dengan sejumlah wartawan di Indonesia sebagai bagian dari riset oleh EngageMedia mengenai keamanan digital wartawan.

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Are Journalists Safe in Indonesia?

by EM News last modified November 16, 2017

Do you think it’s safe for journalists to use Whatsapp to ask additional questions to a source? Are there safer alternatives to using such apps? Can working dangerously be considered normal for journalists? Should journalists be allowed to share computers in editorial offices? These are some of the questions which came up during two rounds of interviews with Indonesian journalists as part of EngageMedia’s research on the digital safety of journalists.

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